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State's Lawyers in Confer?
ence in ?-,?G???.
Railroad Men in Private Conference,
Suggestion of Control ot Seaboard
by Morgan and Gould Interests.
Newspaper Visitors.
(Special to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
NORFOLK. VA.? Oct. 28;?Major Wil?
liam A. Anderson, Attorney-General of '
1 the State. :tnd Mr. Frank XV. Christian. I
.-.of Richmond, arrived hero this morning
? irhd were In conference at the Mohllcello
'.'. Hotel with Captain R. C. Marshall, Com- I
? monwcalth's Attorney of Norfolk county. I
At. the United States Court It was said J
?""that Messrs. Anderson and Christian
were here In connection with tho case
nf Brlckhmise vs.. Gallup and others,
Judges of election of 1 luntersvlllc Pre?
cinct, of Norfolk county, and Hint nn
?ffort is being made to got the ease up
for trial hefore Judge Wnddlll. The new
Constitution Is Involved In the cases.
Judge Hnnckcl to-day mied that the
?alleged confession oi thirteen-year-old
'Johnnie Dey, charged with poisoning his
! stepmother, was neither voluntary nor
free, but was taken under such condir
_ lions as to make It inadmlssnblo as evi?
Judge Hanokel Issued a summons from
the hench for Mayor Rlddick. to whom
the boy. In the presence of his father.
It l? alleged, confessed that he put poison
In tho salts about to he taken hy his
The Mayor testified to this effect, hut
It, was in evidence that the confession
was drawn from the little chap by prom?
ises that nothing should be dono to him.
This, the Court ruled, was duress.
The Commonwealth's Attorney then
asked the Jury to acquit the little prison?
er, as without the alleged confession toe
State had no evidence upon which to
prosecute the child.
. Without leevlng their peats the Jnry
. compiled with the request and the boy
was liberated. He was defended by
emlniXit counsel, retained by his
mother's relatives. The father retained
an attorney, who protested against the
Impression sought to be created that Mr.
Dey forced his son to confesa the crime.
The father wanted to send the child to
a reform school, decllmng. Judge White,
"of the lad's counsel, said, to pay his ex?
penses to St. Mary's School, Baltimore,
where the Judge, who is a relative of
the child, proposes to send him.
He - holds that as there is no chargo
against Johnnie the father cannot send
him to a reform school.
The Press Association, now in session
n.t Washington, has wired Its acceptance
of the invitation to visit Norfolk extend?
ed by a committeo from the Business
?Men's Association. The writers will ar?
rive Friday. . . ?
Tho Truckers' Association held its an?
nual meeting to-day and elected of?
ficers. It did not take any positive ?o
.'tlpn relative to establishing a competl
? tlve steamship line to New York. Tho
following officers.-were t elected: Henry
Kirn, president; J. T. Griffin, first vice
president; T. E. Trotman, second vlce
piesldent: and C. XV. Coleman. secretary
and treasurer. Directors?J. T. Griffin,
I.; A. Deans, Willis L. Lee, J. G. Eber
wine, Ed. Holland, C. H. Cooper, R T.
Powell, B. W. Holmes, F. L. Portlock,
Dr E. F. Trtiltt. ?. ?. Lindsay, L. M.
Sylvester and W. ?. Carney'
Mr. ?. ?. Andrews, vice-president of
the Southern Hallway Company, and Mr.
James N. Barr, vice-president and pen
oral manager of the Seaboard Air ?.Ino
Railway, had a long privato conference
yesterday at the Monticello Hotel, tt
was reported some time ago that Mr.
Barr had been offered a high position
with the Southern. Some, believe, how
over, that the conference yesterday was
in regard to the possible acquisition of
the control of the Seaboard by the South?
ern or by Interests allied with the house
of J. P. Morgan and Gould. No Infor?
mation Is obtainable regarding the sig?
nificance of tiff- meeting.
One of the Most Prominent Men in
'' Southwest Vir ln;a.
("Special to The Tlmes-DI?patch.
ABINGDON, VA.. Oct. 28.?Mr. George
Victor Litchrleld, Sr-, a prominent and
one Of the most largely connected citi?
zens of this ancient town was round
dead in his bed this morning between tho
hours of 9 and Io o'clock by one or hie
daughters, who went to h s room to tai-e
a. business telegram, from bis son. Dr. G.
V. LltohfieJd. Jr., who is now located In
the Wise county coal fields, near fit.
At once?, his phy?'cian, Dr. K. T. Brn1y
wa?i summoned and upon examination,
found that he had beven dead three or
four hours. The deceased was In n.s
sixty-third year. He was a gallant
Confederate soldier, being a member or
the famouF Company D, riri-:t Virginia
Cavalry, which was organiteli |? th s
rotnmunliy hy General William F. Jones
and at the surrender at Appomattox, was
command'-el by his venerable and no
less pa liant brother, Cnptaln Cont.
He Is survived hy or?? ron and four
' "daughter?. .Mr. bljchfleld has heen cpn?
liected wit,, mlpl?rous e-nterprlFep whl.'h
have led to the development of tlio gre it
' Southwest Kor many years he had been
a member of tin? Methodist ? ? scop 11
Church, fioutn, at thin piare. The fune?
ral will take place Friday afternoon from
the Methodist KplHoqrral Church, South,
and the Interment win be In the Sinking
Springs femeter;.?.
Annual Meeting to Be Held In Novem?
(Specie! to The Tlmos-D??natch.
"' CHINCOTEAGFE. VA., Oct. S8,?Tlie
annual meeting of t'nt. teachers of Arco.
mac coumy win be hvid on Thursday
.and Friday. November 2Gth and '-Till, hol?
idays being granteii for that purpose, in
accordance with Hie usual custom, Ow?
"'rig to unavoidable clrutimstaiices ine
place of tin- rii'-ctini; ha* not yet boen d?>
npiiely decided upon, but due notco will
1* given.
It Inn? pen decided to hold uri education?
?J exhibit in connect on with the meet?
ing, which eball conlslst of wimples of
th? work of the pupil*? In every school
Tp'the county?
pr. W. tv Currell, profeesoi it litera?
ture In Washington and \a-.>* University;
Hon. Harry ^t. George Tucker, dean of
the law school of the Columb'an Univer?
sity, and agent for th?/ Southern ICduqa
llonal iVjiir'l, ['re: 1?1<?:.? 'orinan o| im,
V<xni ville .'.'orinal, and l'roft-sE?i Kit??
Improves any complexion.
Makes the skin as soft i.s velvet.
Best shampoo made.
Prevents dandruff.
Stops hair ? rom falling.
Cures all skin eruptions.
More soothing than cold cream.
More beautifying than any cosm?tique.
liiiKh. of the University of Virginia are
amone the speakers.
The County School Hoard has voted to
pay all traveling expenses of tho teach?
ers In'addition to their regulur salary
for the days spent/ at the tneet'ng. In
accordepice with? the usual rule, any
teacher who does not attend the meeting
will not receive any salary for tho days
on which the meeting Is held.
A large number of the teachers will bo
entertained free of charge and there will
be reduced rates for the few who may
not be able, to receive such accommoda?
Bill Against H.irnpton Roads Railway
a d El?c rie CJrmryi y.
(Special to Tho.Times-Dispatch.)
Vandergrift Construction Company, of
Philadelphia, has filed a lion for ?112,
U44.S2 against tho Hampton Roads Rail?
way a ini Electric Company, which re?
cently went Into the hands of a receiver.
The sum claimed Is balance due on con?
struction ? work for the railway line,
which was built, by the Vandergrift Com?
pany. The. papers filed recite the fact
that ?the bill of the construction com?
pany amounted to a. total* of $734.728.26.
and declaro that of this sum only ?G2I,
7S3.44 was pnld. Henry Lewis ,fc Co,,
also of Philadelphia, have also filed
a lien of three thousand dollars for con?
struction work.
? ' W.-u-h - Por e-,
? Special to The Tlmes-Dtspatch.)
WYTHF.VILLE, VA., Oct. 28.??lisa
Marguerite Esther Porter, daughter of
Mr. Stephen G?. Porter, a. prominent citi?
zen of this section, was married to-day
to Mr. Charles Waugh. of Orange county.
The wedding was a brilliant affair.
Annual State Conference in
(Special to'The Times-Dispatch.)
DAiNVILLE, VA.. Oct. 28.'?The seventh
annual conference of the Daughters Of
the American ' Revolution assembled at
the Council Chamber this morning with a
goodly attendance. The conference was
called to order by tho State regent and
prayer was offered by Mrs. T. McN.
Sininpsnn. The next matter to come be?
fore the body was the election of a State
secretary and treasurer, and Mrs. Ham
ner, of Lynchburg, and Mrs. R. T. W.
Duke, of Churlottosv lie, were elected to
these positions, respectively.
The address of welcome was delivered
by Mrs. James G. Peno and was a cor?
dial and enthusiastic welcome on behalf
of the local chapter und the city of Dan?
ville to tho distinguished visitors, who
aro bnnded together to perpetuate the
memory of those, whom we most delight
to honor.
This address was responded to by Mrs.
Hamnor, of Lynchburg, and was follow?
ed by the address of the State Regent,
Mrs. Lyons, At the conclusion of Mrs.
Lyons' address, the conference took a
recesa until 2:Wi 'n the afternoon.
The evening session was devoted to
hearing the various reports and to-night
an Infermili reception was tendered tho
visitors in tho Elks' Club room. ?
Last night, a reception was tendered
the visiting Daughters and also those be?
longing to the local chapter, at the homo
of Mr. nnd Mrs. James G, Penn, nnd
was easily one of the most, br'lllant so?
cial affalrr that ha? been held in the
city In yenrs.
The funk &. Wapnalls Company Have
OlsEued a N?w Edition of This Excel?
lent Work.
Tlie Funk and Wagnnlls Company have
just Imie-d the li?03 edition of their
Standard Dictionary. Th<; two large, un?
abridged volumes are. bound In full Rus?
sia, and the lotter press Is magnificent in
the extrc-me.
This r?vision and enlargement alone
have necessitated an expenditure of more
than $00,000, making the cost of the on
tir? work nearly eleven hundred thous
iind dollari--. It is tho latest dictionary of
the English language published, and It Is
very generally admitted to be the most
practical, comprehensiva and authorita?
Tlio entire text of the book has been
carefully revised throughout, and tho Ap?
pendix lias bien wholly rewritten and
rere t.
The Appendix lias been so enlarged and
unproved that It now numbers no less
than 350 pages, Including 17.000 new, Im?
portant vocabulary terms and additional
meanings, all used frequently 111 living lit?
erature, some brought Into use by the
? i-i.eut developments In 1 i tern tu re, science,
tin? arts ami handicrafts! some Introduced
lute, (he language during the Boor war
und the Chinese dlllicultles, and through
the Hawaiian and Samoan acquisitions,
and the occupation of the Philippines Au
l'orto Biro.
Four superb new colored plates, Ilvo
full-page half-tono plates, and many now
descriptive Illustrations, costing ninny
thousands of dollars, have been added.
The department of Proper Names lue?
Irf'U onrlcheil, by the addition of many
new entries', u"d the Information In every
Instance is based upon the. very iatorit
Statistics A mult valuable list of plu?
rals of Irregular formation, with govern?
ing rulos. Is picti-uli-il. Illble proper
Names ore given and pronouncod.
The Cyclopedia Section has been <>ntir?iy
rewritten, reset and printed from new
nji'i it now includes recorr? of all
territorial changes that have occurred
during the past decade,
I The Atlas of Ills World Suction of the
standard Dictionary has been prepared
I exclusively for this work, und In printed
ii: ?everal colors, it will be found to
rocorei all the (?tost territorial changes
1 tliioujrh purchase or conquesti The ma r
! giiiiil notes are. has??!', upon the most re?
cent data available.
Medal Portraying the Flag to
Each Veteran.
An Organization Whose Objects Are to
Uplift Mankind and Reform tho
Bad?Collier Asks 820.000
for a Leg.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.).
PETERSBURG, VA., Oct. 28.?Tho pro?
gramme to tie observed toy tlioa'cteraiis on
the 5th ol November next on Mio occnsion
or the reunion or the huivIvo/s of M6*
hone's Brigade has not been Jeflnltcy
arranged^ and it will not .be..rc!iel.Y.J?-> be
made public until Saturday or probably
Monday. There is some Intimatine that
tlie veterans will form In lino as tehy reach
the city that morning and begin the pu?
nido about 12 o'clock, probably mircillllg
through the principal streets or tho city
and passing tho residence of the Into
General Miihono. If tlio line moves at th's
hour, the exercises will close before the
veterans lunch. They will bo roceied dur?
ing tho afternoon by Mrs.'Mattone, tho
w.elow of Cenerai Mnhoiie.
Captain Taylor will present each sur
v>vor or proxy with a silver meda). The
mednl will represent tho Confederile bat?
tle flags and be Inscribed as follows:
"Tho charge of the Crater, Mahone's
Brigade, July 30th, Itoi-J. Petersburg, \ tr
glnla." After the rolr" the eoinmanrl will
bo dismissed by iici?. J. William Jones,
chiiplaln-general of the United Confeder
nte Veterans, nnd the Crater Leg.on will
ndjourn until the next annual reunion.
Dr. W. F. Dowry, Row j. Mi Pilcher
and Mr. Robert Gllliam havo just re?
turned from Norfolk, where they attended
a meeting of tho Executive Council of
the Stato Conference of Charities and
Corrections. The meeting woh held at the
residence of Captain John L. Roper, the
president. Tho annual session of the con?
ference will bo held in Norfolk In
February, when tho. following subjects will
be discussed by prominent persons of
this nnd other States
Many leading, charltablo workers
through tho State are connected with the
conference, which, though a new organi?
zation, has appealed to_the people because
Its main objects are to uplift mankind,
reform the bad, and give a helping hand
to tho afflicted The objects of the con?
ference aro to encourage co-operation In
humanitarian efforts, to promote reforms,
to discuss problems of charities and cor?
rection, to collect, and dossomlnate reliable
Information respecting tho condition of
tho dependent, dpfectlvo and delinquent
classes, and to creato and promote in?
terest in their welfare.?and to further im?
prove the system of organized charity and
correction in the State of Virginia, and
with these objects in view, the represen?
tatives of all charitable, penal and re?
formatory organizations and Institutions,'
and all persons engaged In personal ef?
fort of any description for uplifting and
Improving the- condition of unfortunate
humanity, will meet "in an annual con?
ference, at which addresses will be de?
livered, papers read, reports made, discus?
sions carried on, views exchanged, and
general business pertaining to the suc?
cess of the conference transacted, hut no
platforms shall be formulated
All persons interested in these objecta
are cordially Invited to become a. member
of the conference The small annual fee of
one dollar Is required to defray expenses
of conducting the affairs of the confer?
ence. This can be sent to Dr. W. F.
D re wry, treasurer, or to ??? of the above
named gentlemen, or to Mr. George B.
Davis, seccrctnry; or Mrs. Jos^oh Bry ?,
chairman Membership Committee, Rich?
mond. It is. earnestly desired, ti ?;nve ?
larger membership In Petersburg.
The next meeting of the Executive -Corni- !
dl will be held at the Central State
Hospital, when the various ccnmitiea
will be solected.
$20,000 FOR A LEG.
Tho suit of Russell Wallace Collier
against the Virginia Passenger and ftower
Company for $20,000 damages has been
set for hearing November 2d. before Jiu'ge
13. A. Hancock. Mr. Cllller was thrown
from tho street car on the 1th of July,
1902, and sustained Injuries from which be
suffered the loss of a'leg.
Mr. Charles J. Newcomb and Mrs. Mary
Annie Chase were married last night at)
tho home of the bride's mother, Mrs,
Lucy F. Mills.'in this city. The ceremony
was performed by Rev. S. C. Hatcher.
A. P. Hill Camp of Conefederate Vet?
erans will assemble at their hall to
morow morning at quarter tn seven
o'clock, and from there march to tho Sea?
board Air Line Station to take the train
for tho reunion at Newport News. There
will be many citizens to accompany ? he
?reterans on their trip. General Boiling
and several other veterans left to-day
for the Newport News reunion.
No Grand Jury in Ches'erfield Until the
December Term.
(Siicela) to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
CHESTERFIELD, VA., October 28.?
Two colored men, Wille Jordan and John
Nowklrk, were placed In Jail here to-day,
charged with breaking Into the' house of
oh? Robert Fltz, an employe of the At?
lantic Const Lino Railroad, near Clopton,
or. October -Oth, and stealing two suits of
clothes and other articles valued at about
$35 Policeman Watts hud the men In
charge, and reported thorn as desperat?
There will probably be no grand Jury'
until the December term of court, when
the above two mon and tho two colored
men charged with the murder of their
kinsman, Otis White, will be presented.
Mr. William L. Royull, attorney for
the Richmond and 'Petersburg Electrlo
Railway Company, 1? having the record
copied lu the case of the Seaboard. Air
Lino Railway, vs. James Hollwood and
the Richmond and Petortiburg Elect rio
Hallway Company, preparatory to taking
r>p appeal In the mutter of condemnation
of the Drewry's Bluff park property for
right of way of tho Seaboard Air Lino.
The lust decision In this case was ren?
dered by Judge Clopton in Decomber, 1P02.
Tennis Tournament Between Virginia
and North Carolina.
(?Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
Mr. C. J. Hlxcy, president or 'bo Jeffer?
son National Bunk, of this cly has been
elected president of tho Slienundoali
Woolen Company, of Baalc City. The
oiher oflloers of the company aro Johu
J. Rocken, vice-president; H. P. Biii.k
?tan. *vcrctary und treasurer Directors
-C, J. nix?y, J. .T. Bockee, M. T. Bockee.
T. A. Sntnmis nnd Robert W. Crlder.
A teilljla tournament has been arranged
between the Universities nf Virginia und
North Carolina, to be held at the minier
Institution, beginning? on Monday next.
Noven\tK>r 2d, and , continuine through
Tuesday. The tournament will ronslst of
? match In doubles, best three out of five
set/:, and two matches or singles. Both
Universities will be represented by strong
teams. More Interest Is being evinced In
tennis at tho University of Virginia this
session than for yenrs past, the associa?
tion having a" membership of nearly one
The annual meeting of the Albemarle
Horse Show Association will be Held In
the Jury room of the .courthouse at noon
? ? court day, Monday, November 2d. The
election of officers for the ensuing year
and other Important .business will be
Albemarle Politics Quarterly Confer?
ence at Scottsville.
(Special to The ..Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
SCOTi'SVILLE, VA., Ont. 28.?A heavy
frost on Monday '?tripped many trees
of their leaves?still green. The? beau-,
ties of autumn, as.fur us the foliage Is
concerned, will havo to.be dispensed
with to a largo extent in thin part of
the colintty. Ico' also mude Its appoar
ant'.j ttrt .Mondin- night! several-??ol'ks
of wild 'geese have . pnsscjl. oyor,?; Hying
South, and all nature .shows ..ut ???.?,..?.
ot wif Wi-aiiu-r eoniing on apace.?
Great interest Is being munifoetod In
the election of county officers and ro
ptescnlHtiYcs to the ?.legislature. Uoii,
\V, H. Botiz unti W. R. Uuke. t)io regu?
lar Democratic nominees, ure being op?
posed by T. 1.,, Rosser, Republican, N. C.
McGheo, Democratic . nominee for coun?
ty' ne.iHurcr, i'b upotj'sert by t> onus Stock?
ton, an independent candidate. Albemurli;
being so r* thoroughly LH,.\<cratic, In all
probability tho opponents of the regular
nominees will he "snowed unuer."
The quarterly conference of Scottsville
District met ut Mt. Zlon Tuesday with
a tuli atteiuluncc.'Mucli business was
transacted, tho circuit found In a pros?
perous condition, and a gennai wish ex?
pressed that Hey. C. E. Biankenshlp be
Miss Moylon Moon returned home last ?
week alter a delightful trip to iti?hmond
to "tho Horse Show. ? ? ?-?
Mrs. W. E. Williams, nee Miss Mat
tic Wyatt, Is a guest of Mrs. E. L. Fox.
Mr. is orinan Daniel, of Fork union
Academy, spent Sunday at his old home
Miss Nannie has rcturr '
ville to await the return of some of her
pupils fiom abrdad.? , ?;
Mr. a.nd Mrs. Johir P. Davis .and Mr.
Thomas Staples are In Charlotlesvllle.
Mr,. P. E. Thomas has returned from
Dvnchburg, where lie was called to
see his brother, Sidney, who has been
Mr. Joe Harford Is hack again, after
a. visit to his brcjther in Waynesboro,
1 Mr!'Samuel Wlngfleld died at the homo
of his brother-in-law, at Keene. tjits
Mrs. M. L. A.'Mosely, of Tucker, vis?
ited Scottsville a? few days since.
Mrs. Ragland and son, ot Texas, are
guests at General Hilt's.
...iss Mary Parks, of Fayette county,
is visiting Miss Miittie Jones. "
Mr. Charlie Wood, of Fork Union, is
James Bailey Will Be Tried for Train
Wrecx'mg and Vurder.
' (Special to The Times-Dispatch.) .
STAUiViON, VA'., Oct. ?e.?in ;', the
County ' Court to-day the caae against
James Bailey, charged with train wreck
lug and murder?, was continued until
next term, as was also that of Ellen
Bailey, his aged mother, who Is charged
with planning the wreck. John Kennedy,,
the companion of?-Bailey in. the crime,
was. yesterday found guilty of murder
In the first .degree. ,
The store bf'jC. E-'.A'ult was broken Into
last, night and, according to Mr. Ault,
the robbers stole a. box Of cigars, fifty
cents iu money, an umbrella, two skirts
and a pair of shoes.
? ? | | ' .
Flood and Watson Speak to the Crowd
at Court.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
CUMBERLAND C. H., VA., Oct. 2.S.?A
good crowd was in attendance at court
here yesterday, biit Senator Daniel, Con?
gressman Swanson and Judge Mann, who
were billed to speak, did not appear on
the scene. -
Campaicn speeches were mado,:h?wovcr
by Congressman H. D. Flood, of Appo
ma.ttox and Mr. Walter Watson, of Not
toway, and Mr. Sounders, the Independent
candidato for State Senate.
Little enthusiasm was shown and the
crowd went nomo early.
The Hall-Lyons Wedding Likely to Take
Place Here,
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.).
CHATHAM, VA., Oct. '28.?Mrs. Swan
son left. Tuesday for Richmond to be
with her mother, Mrs. A, D. Lyons, who
suffered the fracturo of her leg on Tues?
day, which will prevent tho celebrating
of tho Lyons-Hall nuptials, at the home of
Congressman Swanson on Tuesday, No?
vember 3d. .. ....
It Is thought that the. nuptials will be
celebrated In Richmond.
But the Hill City Got There
All the Sa me?Rev. Dr.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.) ?
LYNCHBURC, VA., Octi' ^S.^A'lthOUgh"
tho highest of three bidders, .tiic Lynch-^'
burg Plow ami " Founelry Company, ? one
of the city's now Industries, has been
awarded the contract for furnishing
twenty-five carload? of water pipe for
Blosdel, In Erio county, New York.
Montgomery Presbytery will meot here
on November Util to consider the resig?
nation of Rev, F. T. McFaden, D. D?
as pastor of the First Presbyterian
Church. Dr. McFaden resigned to. ao?
eept the call to the First Presbyterian
Church In Richmond, and It Is not
thought that the Presbytery will oppose
his action.
The next time vour stomaoh bocomes
weak and you suffer from LOSS OF APPE?
T? 11, i? Leur o, hi-iarthurn. NAUSEA,
CONSTIPATION, wo urge a trial of Hostet
ler's Stoninoli Bittors., Von 11 be well
pleased with the resulti, because it positive?
ly cures such romp Hints. Hundreds of flck
ly inen and women have testified to Its otti?
? aev. Get the (-equipe with our Privato
?-tamp over the neck of bottle.
Tho.bettor olaeg of druggists, everywhere, nro mon of scientific attainments and high integrity,
who devoto their lives to thowelfaro of their fellow men in supplying the best of remedies and
purest medicinal agents of,,known value,, in accordance with physicians' prescriptions and
scientific formula. Druggists of the better class manufacture ninny excellent remedies, but
always under original or officinal names and they never sell false brands, or imitation medicines.
They aro (he men to deal with when in need of anything in their line, which usually includea
all standard romedics and corresponding adjuncts of a first-class pharmacy and the finest and
best of toilet articles and preparations and many useful accesorios and remedial appliances.
The earning of a fair living, with the satisfaction which arises from a knowledge of tho benefits
conferrod upon their patrona and assistance to the medical profession, is usually their greatest
reward for long years of study and many hours of daily toil. They all know that Syrup of
Pigs is an excellent laxativo remedy and that it gives universal satisfaction, nnd therefore they
aro soiling many millions of bottles annually to tho well informed purchasers of tho choicest
romedics, and they always take plonsuro in handing out the genuine article bearing the full
namo of tho Company?California Fig Syrup Co.?printed on the front of every package.
Thoy know that in cases of colds and headaches attended by biliousness and constipation and
?f weakness or torpidity of the liver and bowels, arising from irregular habits, indigestion, or
over-oating, that thcro'is no other remedy so pleasant, prompt and beneficial in its effects as
Syrup of Figs, and they nro glad to sell it because it gives universal satisfaction.
Owing to tho exccllenco of Syrup of Figs, the universal satisfaction which it gives' and tho
immense demand for it, imitations have been made, tried and condemned, but there aro
individual druggists to bo found, hero and there, who do not maintain the fh'gnity and principles
of tho profession and whoso greed gets tho better of their judgment, and who do not hesitate
to recommend and try to seil tho imitations in order to make a larger profit. Such preparations
sometimos havo the. name?" Syrup of Figs"?or "Fig Syrup" and of somo pirn tieni concprn,
or fictitious fig eyrup company, printed on tho packape, but they never have the full name of
tho Company?California Fig Syrup Co.?printed on the front of the package. The imitations
should be rejected because they are injurious to the system. In order to sell the imitations
they find it necessary to resort to misrepresentation or deception, and whenever a dealer passes
off on a customer a preparation under tho namo of "Syrup of Figs" ^or-..'?Fig Syrup," which
does not bear tho full namo of the California Fig Syrup Co. printed on the front of the package,
he is attempting to deceive and mislead tho patron who has been ?? unfortunate as to enter bis
establishment, whether it bo large or small, for if the dealer reports ??...misrepresentation and
and deception in one case ho will do so with other medicinal flgeRta,5' and in tho filling of
physicians' prescriptions, and should be avoided by every one who values health and happiness.
Knowing that tho great majority of druggists aro reliable, we'supply the immense demand
for our excellent remedy entirely through the druggists, of whom it may be purchased every?
where, in original packagee only, at tho regular price of fifty cents per bottle, but as exceptions
exist it is necessary to inform the public of the facts, in order that all may decline or return
any imitation which may be sold to them. If it does not boar the full name of the Company?
California Fig Syrup Co.?printed on the front of every package, do not hesitate to return the
article and to demand the return of your money, nnd in future go to ono of the better clasB of
druggists who will soil you what you wish and the best of everything in his line at reasonable prices.
Republicans Urge Candidates
to-Obey Barksdaie Law.
Death of a Well-Known Colored Barber
Who Was Highly Esteemed?Mrs.
Baker Executrix for Her
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.).
At Orange County Court this week Con?
gressman John F. Rlxey, of Culpeper, ad?
dressed tho voters in the interest of J.
C. Graves, who Is a Democratic candi?
date for re-election to the House of Dele?
gates, and he has a lively contest on
hand, J. F. Lumsden, a prominent
business man of the same county, being
an Independent candidate.
At a meeting of tho Republicans of
Stafford county, a resolution was adopted
urging the candidates of tho party to
adhere strictly to the Barksdaie pure elec?
tion law and calling on the members of
the party to use all proper means to have'
tho law enforced.
The will of Mr. Ellis T. Bakor. admitted
to probate here in the-Corporation Court,
names Mrs. Baker as executrix without
security and leases tho ontiro estate of
Mrs. Bakor during her life or widowhood,
the same to go to her children to shaie
alike at her death.
William Baylor, a well known colored
barber, of this city, who went to Garfleld
Hospital in Washington, recently for
treatment .ch'ed theio last night, ogee?
sixty-four years. Baylor came here from
Essex county Immediately after tho civil
war and opened a barber shop which he
has successfully conducted since that
time. He was a man of proporty, and
leaves an estate worth probably ?15.0OO.
He was high-toned and honorable In all
of his dealings, true to the South, and
to the Baylor ramily, of Essex county,
which raised him. Ho was loyal to the
Confederacy, and had a fino portrait in
oil of Senator R, ?, T. Hunter and Gen?
eral Garnett, which he prized highly. The
/emalns were brought here to.day, aneT
will be Interred to-morrow In the colored
?;' ?rij ?' SHIPPED TO CUBA. ? ? ?'
'.'. .far. J. B. Gray, of Stafford,?'.?hipped this
week a number of fino registered. Poland
China pigs to purchasers In Cuba.
At a competitive drill for tho best drill?
ed private of tho Washington Guards,
of this city, for the Barton medal. Priante
Charles Perry was awarded the medal by
Lieutenant It. S. Knox, U ,B. ?., of this
city, who was tho Judgo,
Miss Jennie | Mnltland, of this o'ty,
sponsor torn the First Congressional Dis?
trict for the Sons of Confederato Veterans
at Confederate reunion at Newport News,
has gone to the latter place, accompanied
by Miss Ellen Wnllaoo, her maid of honor.
Commander W. JL Hurkamp, of the R,
S. Chew Camp. Si C. V., and Mr. und Mrs,
F. O. Bailey, aro also attending the re?
Mayor M. O. Willis, who bus been
critically 111, has recovored sulllclently
to bo able to ride out,
Yorktown Iti ms.
(Special to Tho Times-Dispatch.j
YORKTOWN, VA.. Oct. ?8.-0lrcuit
Court, which should havo convened here
yesterday, was not held, owing to the
absence of the presiding Judgo, J. \v. G.
It is learned that ho will bo compelled
to refrain truin any active work, iw at
least two months. He Is now lit ? Bal?
liniero sanitarium, and will probai.U bold
extru sessions to catch up with u-.tin
Ished business before Felnuury 1, llHi.'l,
when the new Constitution changes the
order of th* judiulary. ' ??#.??.
. October
i?edding ?if?s!
A profusion of beautiful
articles/from the small and
inexpensive trinkets to the
most elaborate tablewaror,
and decorative pieces i ?
Sterling Silver. '
Best American Granu?
lated Sugar, lb. 4 Je.
3 pounds California Peaches for.25c.
Virginia Comb Honey, pound.Kc.
Pure Cider Vinegar, gallon.20c.
Mixed Spices, for pickling, pound.20c.
New Virginia Buckwheat, 7 lbs. for. .29c,
Oyster Crackers and Dust, pound.Cc.
Small California Hams, pound.....9c.
2 pounds New Hominy and Grits for..5c,
Malta Vita, package .12c.
Large Juicy Lemons, dozen.?-12c.
Best City Meal, per peck.Vide.
or, bushel ..'.70c.
Large New Irish Potatoes, peck.22c.
Best Cream Cheese, pound.':...;i5c
Brown Sugar, pound' ......4c,
Canned Tomatoes, per can.Oc,
Mother's Oats, package ..'_gc.
Good Lard, pound, 9c; or 3 lbs. for. .25c.
.Whole Sweet Pickles, quart.10c
Gibson, XXXX, Mt. Vernon, Oscar
Peper Old Brands Whiskey, bottle..75c.
3'pound Jars Home-Made Preserves. .16c.
Blackberry or Catawba Wine, quart 12c,
Enamellne Stove Polish, box.4c.
Salt Pork, per pound.7o
Pound cans Chipped Beef.15a
? New Clipped Herrings, per dozen..'. ,10c,
; Good Green or Mixed Tea, pound... .30c.
! 3 cans Potted Tongue and Ham for.. 10c.
Canned-Sugar Corn .8c.
? or, 4-cans for.30c.
Large Lump Starch, pound.4c.
Duffy's Malt Whiskey, per bottle-80c.
Downtown Stores, 1820-1822 East Main
Street. Uptown Store, 506 East Mar?
shall Street.
'Phones at our two Stores.
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If then you aro not satisfied, we will pay
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